Performance recording and national bull tests have helped one American Angus breeder achieve a lower slaughter age while having smaller, more compact cattle. Bulls reach their 635kg slaughter weight 15-20 days earlier at Stewart Select Angus, Greensburg, Indiana, where the Stewart family performance records 200 pedigree Angus cows. By paying to have their bulls feedlot tested and paying close attention to Aberdeen Angus Association indexes, the Stewarts have seen growth rates increase while birthweights have decreased by 2.25kg and cow […]